Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid (ORCAM)

The Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid (ORCAM) was founded in 1987. Miguel Groba and José Ramón Encinar directed it until Víctor Pablo Pérez was appointed principal conductor in 2013. Since 2021, Marzena Diakun has been the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of ORCAM, which has also worked with numerous guest conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Krysztof Penderecki and Cristóbal Halffter. ORCAM has been the in-house orchestra of the Teatro de la Zarzuela for more than 20 years, and is a regular guest at the Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, the Teatro Real, the Teatros del Canal and the Teatro Auditorio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. ORCAM has also performed in the world’s most renowned concert venues, such as Carnegie Hall in New York, La Fenice in Venice, the Lingotto in Turin, the Arsenal in Metz and the Konzerthaus in Berlin. It has also played at music festivals in Latin America and Asia.